Names Of Futu

ST 32 Acupuncture Point

  • English Name: Crouching Rabbit
  • Pinyin Name: Futu
  • Chinese Character: 伏兔
Meridian Information

Where Is ST 32 ?

ST 32 Location

  • 6 cun above the superior lateral border of the patella on the line connecting with the ASIS.
  • For point location tips, read our meridian notes; unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

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What Is ST 32 Used For?

ST 32 Clinical Usages

  • ST 31, ST 32 & ST 33 are all useful for Bi-Syndromes a/or Wei Syndromes (flaccidity or weakness) of the lower legs.
  • Muscular atrophy of the lower leg, thigh, knee pain, low back pain.
  • Beriberi (thiamine, B1 deficiency).

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What Diagnostic Patterns May Use ST 32 ?

This point along with others in a proper point prescription may be used to balance the following TCM Patterns:

For more on this, read "What Does Acupuncture Treat?" and "Point Prescription Guidelines".

What Conditions May Use ST 32 ?

This point along with others in a proper point prescription may be used to balance the following Conditions / Symptoms:

For more on this, read "What Does Acupuncture Treat?" and "Point Prescription Guidelines".

What Points Are Near ST 32 ?

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  • Used for a variety of urinary issues related to a collection of dampness/damp-heat - difficult urination/obstruction, retention of urine.
  • Swelling in the groin, pain/itching of the external genitalia.

GB 31 Wind Market

  • Lateral and posterior leg issues - sciatica, weakness, numbness, post-stroke symptoms of lower limbs.
  • Red, itchy, skin disorders from wind a/or dampness anywhere on the body.
  • Tong Ren/Tam Healing System: Sciatic nerve issues, lower back pain, leg muscle issues.

GB 32 Central River

  • Local Point.

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